NFL Draft

In this April 21, 2018, file photo, Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons acknowledges the crowd before the Blue-White spring college football game in State College, Pa.
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August 07, 2019 - 12:01 pm
By Ralph D. Russo, AP College Football Writer STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Micah Parsons could hardly wait to see his face on the massive video board atop Beaver Stadium. He imagined how cool it would be to hear 107,000 fans roar when he was announced as a starting linebacker for Penn State — as a...
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April 27, 2019 - 10:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Howie Roseman said the Philadelphia Eagles would focus on trying to take the best players available rather than specific position needs. Roseman and the rest of the front office were true to their word. While the Eagles did appear to fill holes with their selections,...
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JJ Arcega-Whiteside
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April 27, 2019 - 8:18 am
By Eliot Shorr-Parks PHILADELPHIA (Sportsradio WIP) -- Three picks after taking Penn State running back Miles Sanders on Friday night in the 2019 NFL Draft, the Eagles selected Stanford wide receiver JJ Arcega-Whiteside. Whiteside, 6-foot-2, 225 pounds, finished his college career with 135 catches...
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Miles Sanders
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April 27, 2019 - 8:03 am
By Eliot Shorr-Parks PHILADELPHIA (Sportsradio WIP) -- For the first time since 2009, the Eagles have selected a running back in the second round, taking Penn State running back Miles Sanders with the 53rd overall pick on Friday night. Sanders, a 21-year-old Pittsburgh native, spent three seasons...
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Andre Dillard (Washington State) is selected as the number twenty-two overall pick to the Philadelphia Eagles in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft in Downtown Nashville.
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Ed Benkin
April 26, 2019 - 7:06 am
NASHVILLE (KYW Newsradio) — The Eagles did not want to wait to find a future replacement for their Hall of Fame tackle. The Eagles are excited to have Jason Peters back for another season, but Peters is coming off an injury-riddled year and is 37 years old. At some point, the team has to prepare...
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Andre Dillard (Washington State) is selected as the number twenty-two overall pick to the Philadelphia Eagles in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft in Downtown Nashville.
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April 25, 2019 - 10:53 pm
By Andrew Porter PHILADELPHIA (WIP Sportsradio) — With the 22nd pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles selected offensive tackle Andre Dillard from Washington State. He is the first ever Washington State offensive lineman to go in the first round. The Eagles moved up from No. 25 to No...
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The seventh annual NFL Draft-style event sets students up for success by paring each student with a job as part of a work-study program.
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Antionette Lee
August 30, 2018 - 8:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More than 400 students at Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School in Olney made it through the first-round draft pick of the school's signing day on Thursday. The seventh annual NFL Draft-style event sets students up for success by pairing each student with a job as part...
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Then New York Jets quarterback Christian Hackenberg (5) makes a pass over Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Winston Craig (74) during second half at MetLife Stadium on Aug. 31, 2017. On Aug. 12, 2018, Hackenberg was signed to the Eagles.
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Ed Benkin
August 13, 2018 - 3:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Christian Hackenberg is choosing to move forward. It's probably the best approach for the former Penn State standout. Hackenberg was taken in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft by the New York Jets, but his time in North Jersey did not go well. Hackenberg was...
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Pittsburgh Steelers at Philadelphia Eagles preseason game
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Ed Benkin
August 12, 2018 - 4:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What a difference a year makes. Heading into last year's training camp, one of the biggest positions of concern for the Eagles was cornerback. The unit received a boost in the trade that brought Ronald Darby to Philadelphia, but his injury early in the season forced...
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Dallas Goedert
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Ed Benkin
August 01, 2018 - 4:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If first impressions go a long way, Dallas Goedert has a lot to be happy about. Goedert was drafted in the second round by the Eagles, and the rookie tight end is already turning heads at training camp. Goedert hardly looks out of place as he begins his NFL career. On...
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